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Geri Dillender, Psy.D.

28630 SW Ashland Drive, #94 Wilsonville, OR 97070

(503) 530-9579 gd1604e98@westpost.net

Professional Objective Clinical/managerial position providing supervision to less experienced mental he alth professionals. A position where fourteen years of clinical experience prov iding psychological assessment and therapy services will enhance provision of qu ality, evidenced-based psychological services designed to meet organizational go als. Profile Clinical Psychologist who has provided services to diverse populations that incl uded administration of more than 2000 comprehensive psychological evaluations ai med toward diagnostic clarity and related treatment services. Within varied pro fessional settings mentored or supervised more than fifteen professionals that r esulted in meeting training objectives leading to licensing and/or more effectiv e professional skills. Professional Experience 2008 to 2011 Geri Dillender, PsyD, Licensed Psychologist [Part to Full Time, So lo Practice] Holdrege, NE a Marketing initiatives resulted in provision of much needed and previously unav ailable psychological services to individuals residing in rural areas spanning 1 00 miles a Directly impacted the lives of children, adolescents and adults by providing d iagnostic clarity followed by evidence-based treatment services and/or referral for auxiliary services (psychiatric, medical, educational, and judicial) that le ad to improved patient functioning 2009 to 2010 Beatrice State Developmental Center Supervisor/Director of Psychology Beatrice, NE a With Center under intense Federal scrutiny formulated major changes specific t o psychological services so as to meet regulatory standards of care, i.e., desig ned more comprehensive psychological assessment protocols a Supervised and mentored professional staff individually and in group format, w hich led to improved case formulation of difficult to manage patients thus provi ding increased safety to patients and staff campus-wide a Increased coordination of services with other campus-wide departments leading to improved care for dually diagnosed and medically fragile residents 2004 to 2007 Cincinnati Childrenas Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Staff Psychologist Cincinnati, OH a Conducted more than 600 psychological assessments of individuals (ages 3 thru 21 years) that presented with complex intellectual, behavioral and emotional pr ofiles and thus assisted multi-disciplinary treatment teams the diagnostic clari ty that enhanced coordination of educational, medical and psychological services specifically tailored to the individual needs of each patient a Collaborated with private and public schools, the CCHMC Cochlear Implant Team, parents and physicians at CCHMC and in the community to enhance services to dea f and hard-of-hearing children. These generally resulted in additional referral s for assessment and treatment services. 2002 to 2004 St. Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute St. Louis, MO 63110

Licensed Psychologist a Under direction of nationally reputed psychologist and member of multi-discipl inary team successfully treated extremely anxious patients leading to ability to function in tasks of daily living a Having provided psychological services to deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals since 1998 (as explained below) expanded referral base from localized, St. Loui s-based sources to those from across the state of Missouri. 1998 to 2002 DEAF Psychological Services Licensed Psychologist Owner Solo Practice St. Louis, MO a In a highly competitive, city-based market designed and enacted marketing stra tegies to develop full practice within six months a Increased and improved services to deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals and th us established reputation as one of only two psychologists in Missouri to provid e quality, culturally-sensitive services to these populations Special Achievements a Initiated and carried to fruition organization for professionals working with deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals [Missouri Chapter of American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association (ADARA)] a Acted as board member of Cincinnati Speech and Hearing Center specifically re lated to the needs of patients at Cincinnati Childrenas Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) Educational Achievements Baylor University, Doctorate (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology [APA-approved, University-based Program; APA-approved internship with the St. Louis Psychology Internship Consortium] Gallaudet University, Masteras in Counseling with the Deaf University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Bacheloras in Education Specialized Skills Fluent in American Sign Language [Note: Resume related to specific job descriptions, duties, and responsibilitie s provided upon request]